January 17, 2017
Tech Safety Reminder for Kids -
#7 Talk to your parents about what you’re doing online and let them know when you’re going on the internet.
Taken from Internet Safety Tips for Students - http/primarytech.global2.vic.edu.au/2012/10/12/10-internet-safety-tips-for-students/
Looking for a Good Book? (reviewed by Common Sense Media)
The Tale of Despereaux by Kate DiCamillo
"Kate DiCamillo's Newbery Medal-wining The Tale of Despereaux is a thrilling story of a brave, giant-eared mouse in love with a human princess. By by directly addressing the reader, the author introduces many concepts to think and talk about. This book is an excellent read-aloud or discussion group book. It could be read to children as young as 6, but parents need to know there is some violence -- Despereaux's tail is cut off, and a girl's ears are boxed until she's partially deaf. This memorable book has the feel of a classic and was adapted for a movie, DS game, and a console game."
News from Dogo News
"China's Spectacular Harbin Snow And Ice Festival Never Fails To Impress!
"Harbin, the largest city in the Heilongjiang Province in Northeast China, that boasts winter temperatures of -13°F (-25°C) may not appear to be the ideal vacation destination. But don’t tell that to the millions of visitors who brave the area’s frigid weather annually, to experience one of the world’s biggest and most unique snow and ice festivals."
Behold The $2,000 Pizza!
"The fact that New Yorkers take their pizza seriously is well-known. Pizzeria owners are always striving to create the sauciest, cheesiest, and crunchiest pies to delight their customers. Now, Industry Kitchen, a South Street Seaport restaurant, has upped the ante with “the fance’za” — a pizza so decadent, it will set back the consumer $2,000 USD.."
YouTube Channel to Watch
Sylvia's Mini Maker Show
"Make: brings the do-it-yourself mindset to all the technology in your life. Make: is loaded with exciting projects that help you make the most of your technology at home and away from home. This is a magazine that celebrates your right to tweak, hack, and bend any technology to your own will."
"Welcome to the Ocean Portal. We focus on everything ocean – unusual and everyday organisms, ocean-inspired art, researchers devoting their lives to exploring the still mostly mysterious ecosystem. We here at the Ocean Portal learn something new everyday and we want to share it with you!